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Randomized experiments in continuous time with Development Economics X
NEWSROOM. September 6, 2023. TORONTO.
Are you looking for a flexible and robust framework to measure the impact of your interventions in real time using randomized experiments? Our framework identifies instruments for the local average treatment in continuous time, and can handle various scenarios and models–enabling you to design and evaluate interventions that vary over time in complex settings.
Contact us today and learn more about our cutting-edge framework for causal inference in continuous time.
Program evaluations with distribution functions with Development Economics X
NEWSROOM. July 5, 2023. TORONTO. Do you want to know the true impact of your interventions on complex and diverse outcomes, going beyond average effects to capture the full range of variability and heterogeneity of your target population?
Development Economics X presents novel differences-in-differences with distribution functions. Read the paper by Kweku Opoku-Agyemang. Deliver development. Better.
Research by Dr.Kweku Opoku-Agyemang covered in Zing, the leading digital news site in Vietnam
NEWSROOM. May 15, 2022. TORONTO. Kweku Opoku-Agyemang(in his private capacity) was covered in Zing, the leading digital news site in Vietnam on policy efforts in Singapore. Read the website article (in Vietnamese).
Computational Ethics journal article published in Trends in Cognitive Sciences
NEWSROOM. March 29, 2022. TORONTO. Computational Ethics, co-authored by Director and CEO Kweku Opoku-Agyemang, is published by Trends in Cognitive Sciences, the world’s top journal in experimental and cognitive psychology.
Dr.Kweku Opoku-Agyemang chats with 2021 economics Nobel Prize winner for California Magazine
NEWSROOM. March 21, 2022. TORONTO. Kweku Opoku-Agyemang(in his private capacity) led a Q and A conversation with 2021 economics Nobel Prize winner David Card and former colleague forCalifornia Magazine.
Development Economics X researches and builds economic, social and technological systems inspired by political economy, economic history and related fields. The goal is to provide efficient decision solutions for the private sector, governments, and international institutions throughout (what I call) the economic development stack for faster and better development.
Kweku Opoku-Agyemang, Ph.D. DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS X
DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS X
Harnessing the history and future of development economics
Delivering enhanced standards of living around a fast-changing world
Getting international development right is essential for the living standards of billions. Current experimentation and other rigorous analyses are vital, but still unnecessarily slow and can suffer from uncoordinated policy making.